News and Events

Mt Hutt ‘all systems go’ for 40th season opening (13-Jun-13)
Immaculately groomed slopes and a genuinely warm welcome await avid skiers and snowboarders.....

Queenstown’s Coronet Peak ski area first to open in Australasia (10-Jun-13)
Queenstown’s Coronet Peak ski area today (June 8) celebrated in style as the first Australasian ski field to open for winter....

Coronet Peak first ski area in Australasia to open on Saturday (05-Jun-13)
Queenstown is officially open for winter as the 2013 season kicks off at Coronet Peak on Saturday (June 8).

Ski Areas Go Out With A Bang! (27-Sep-12)
Season extension and half price passes

Timely Mid-Winter Cold Snap (27-Jul-08)

Falls Creek, VIC, July 27, 2008 - Wintry weather and a coating of fresh snow

Wintry weather and a coating of fresh snow - a very good week ahead  for snow enthusiasts of any persuasion.
 
After a memorable week of ideal snow conditions and frequent sub zero overnight temperatures the snow conditions at Falls Creek are about to get even better. A very cold southerly air mass will result in snow to fall as low as a 1,000 meters.
 
This cold snap will enhance the alpine resort's snow-covered slopes for skiers and boarders as the 2008 season reaches the mid-winter milestone.
 
Cross country skiers (skaters and classical) are relishing the 47km of groomed trails which weave in and out of Falls Creek Alpine Resort There's 2km of tracks purposely set for skaters in Boomerang heading up Rocky Knolls.
 
There's also ideal snow conditions for the popular guided snowmobile tours, the annual Five Day Mim Sodergren Women's Ski Program (which starts today) and the annual Falls Freeheel Festival this weekend, August 2 -3.
 
This is the most exciting period of the winter, the snow is superb and there's numerous spectator-friendly events taking place. A high-energy, Night Show in the Village Bowl each Thursday (weather permitting) is offered free of charge to the resort's guests throughout August.
 
Telemark enthusiasts (and anyone wishing to learn) will be seen in reasonable numbers at the annual Falls Freeheel Festival August 2 -3. Telemark skiing brings style, finesse and flair to skiing.
 
With both the elegance of tradition and excitement of progression, freeheel skiing is the "oldest new sport". It is a great weekend and the tele tribe welcome anyone who wants to give it a try.
 
Qualified instructors will be available on Saturday and Sunday at 1.30pm for lessons at $35 dollars per person and Steve "Crazy" Leeder, a telemark legend, will run freeheel camps in the terrain park. So if you are up for something new, stylish, progressive and fun, give the Falls freeheel festival a run!
 
Download race registration forms from: http://www.fallscreek.com.au/TelemarkFestival

 
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